Conference Schedule

DAY 1

April 4 / Monday

9AM – 4PM

Registration & Golf Tournament

Registration opens at 9am and our annual shot gun golf tournament starts at 8am at Firethorne Golf Club.  Click here for more details.

9AM – 4PM

Exhibitor Set-Up

1:00PM – 4PM

Air Quality/Monitoring Breakout Session – Panel & Lessons Learned

  • 1:00 PMAmy Marshall, All4 Environmental – Environmental Justice & the New Administration
  • 1:45 PMJoe Haney, IAC InternationalVirtual Reliability Manager – How to embrace remote monitoring for APC equipment
  • 2:30 PMDrew Dintaman, AeroqualTo Be Determined
  • 3:15 PMPanel Discussion – Hunt, Atwell, regulators MATS update, CO2, next round of IB MACT
  • 4:00 PM – Adjourn

1:00PM – 4PM

Vapor Intrusion Breakout Sessions

  • 1:00 PMSusan Cooper, Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP – A Legal Look at Vapor Intrusion
  • 2:00 PMTBD From the NC DEQ – TBD
  • 2:30 PMDavid Eidelstein, Vorys, Sater, Seymour & Pease, LLP – Vapor Intrusion: the Good, the Bad, and the Frustrating
  • 3:00 PM – TBD – TBD
  • 3:30 PMPanel Discussion with All Speakers
  • 4:00 PM – Adjourn

1:30PM – 4PM

Remediation – Emerging Contaminants & Other COCs Breakout Session

  • 1:30 PMMatt Geary, CETCO – PFAS remediation with Fluoro-Sorb(r) Adsorbent
  • 2:00 PM – Doug Gray, AECOM – Comparison of Geochemical and Arsenic Speciation Conditions to Evaluate Potential Landfill Impacts to Groundwater
  • 2:30 PMSteffen Griepke, TerraTherm – Thermal Remediation Technologies and the Benefits Offered for Contaminated Redevelopment Sites
  • 3:00 PMNed Witte, Attorney at Godfrey & Kahn – Indepth: Legal Perspective on PFAS Liability
  • 3:30 PMPanel Discussion – Lessons Learned
  • 4:00 PM – Adjourn

4PM – 5:30PM

Kickoff & Cocktail Hour

We will kick-off the 2021 Global EnviroSummit in the exhibit hall at 4pm with drinks. Each sponsor and exhibitor will have drink tickets so make sure you go talk with them.

DAY 2

April 5 / Tuesday

7AM – 6PM

Registration Open

7AM – 11:30AM

  • 7:00 AM – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 8:00 AM – Master of Ceremonies – Welcome & Introductions in the Symphony Ballroom
  • 8:05 AMTravis Bowman, EnviroSummit Executive Director – Opening Remarks
  • 8:10 AMDena Diorio, Mecklenburg County Manager – Mecklenburg Welcomes You!
  • 8:15 AM – Executive Board Panel Discussion – Setting the Stage for the 2021 Global EnviroSummit
  • 8:30 AMMichael Edward Scott, Director of Waste Management, NC DEQ – Waste Management in North Carolina, a Murphy to Manteo perspective.
  • 8:50 AMTrent Key, PhD, ExxonMobil – Reducing Site Management Uncertainty with Molecular Biological Tools
  • 9:10 AMTom Kady, US EPA – Vapor Intrusion & the Importance of HRSC
  • 9:30 AMNed Witte, Attorney at Godfrey & Kahn – Legal Perspective on PFAS Liability
  • 9:50 AMJennifer DeBruyn, Ph.D., University of Tennessee – Microplastics – an Emerging Contaminant
  • 10:10 AMDirk PohlmannLessons learned from 5-years of Full-scale PFAS Plume Management and Liquid GAC Groundwater Treatment
  • 10:30 AMRick Cramer, Burns and McDonnell – Utilizing Environmental Sequence Stratigraphy for Conceptual Site Model
  • 10:50 AMMark Benotti, Ph.D., Newfields – Environmental Forensics
  • 11:10 AM – Executive Board Panel Discussion – Q&A with audience
  • 11:30 AM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

12PM – 1PM

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

  • 12:00 – Lunch is served
  • 12:15Dora Taggart, Microbial Insights – “From Microbiome to Microbiome: How Environmental Microbes Impact our World”
  • 1:00 – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

1:25PM – 5PM

Remediation Breakout Session Schedule – Hydrocarbons – Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMKate Clark PhD, Microbial Insights – Stimulating and Sustaining Reductive Dechlorination using In Situ Bioreactors
  • 2:00 PMJack Sheldon, Antea Group – Testing a Sorption/BioAmendment Combination in an Excavation Supported by Molecular Biological Tools
  • 2:30 PMDerek Pizarro, AST Environmental – Quantitative High Resolution Site Characterization to Support Petroleum Remediation in Piedmont Geology
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMJim Depa, Terracon – Practical Applications of 3D Conceptual Site Models (CSMs), Built from High Resolution Data Sets
  • 4:00 PMRichard Smith, SMME – “Gas-Phase Biostimulation”
  • 4:30 PMKent Armstrong, TerraStryke – Cost-Effective Destruction of Petroleum Hydrocarbon Contaminants with Expedited Residual Mass
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Vapor Intrusion Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMLaurie Chilcote, Vapor Pin – A Successful Vapor Intrusion Project Begins with a Carefully Conceived Conceptual Site Model
  • 2:00 PM – Tom Hatton, Clean Vapor, LLC – Developing an Effective Vapor Intrusion Mitigation System (VIMS) Operations, Maintenance and Monitoring Plan (OM&M)
  • 2:30 PMHarry O’Neill, Beacon Environmental – Quantitative Passive Sampling Methods for Vapor Intrusion Assessments
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMKeri E. Hallberg, Jacobs – Defining Sampling Zones in Large Industrial Buildings to Select Efficient Vapor Intrusion Investigation Strategies
  • 4:00 PMJim Fineis, Total Vapor Solutions – Using Innovative Sampling Approaches to Solving Complex Vapor Intrusion Problems
  • 4:30 PM – Panel Discussion with All Speakers: Chilcote, Horwath, O’Neill, and Fineis
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Energy & Environment Breakout Session Schedule – Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMGreg Hebeler, Golder WSP – Utilizing Paste Technology and Innovative Geotechnical Methods
  • 2:15 PMJohnny Lowe, Waste Management – Construction Considerations When Incorporating an MSE Berm Wall on a CCR Landfill
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMJacob Gallagher, Ellingson DTD – Ash Basin Water Solutions Utilizing Horizontal Directional Well Installations
  • 4:15 PMWhit Rawls, P.E., Chase SAP – Cost Effective Approach to Drying Saturated Coal Combustion Residuals (CCRs) with Superabsorbent Polymers
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Air Quality Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMMike Atwell – Solvay – Sodium Dry Sorbent Injection for Acid Gas Control
  • 2:00 PMChris Whitehead – Enviro-Sciences, Inc. – New Jersey’s Environmental Justice Law: A Potential Model for EJ National Focus
  • 2:30 PMSteve Baloga & Michael Jones- Atlas Carbon – Improved method for vapor phase mercury capture for Dry Scrubber AQCS
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMJerry Hunt, Lhoist – Solutions, Not Just Sorbents
  • 4:00 PMJoshua Childers, CleanAir Engineering – In-Situ FCCU Process Optimization Mapping
  • 4:30 PMSteven KoslerAdvanced X-Ratio Management for CO2 Emission Reduction and Operational Flexibility
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:30PM – 5PM

ITRC Breakout Session Schedule – PFAS Update – Symphony Ballroom

5PM – 6PM

Cocktail Hour in the Exhibit Hall

DAY 3

April 6 / Wednesday

7AM – 6PM

Registration Open

7AM – 11:30AM

  • 7:00 AM – Breakfast in Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 8:00 AM – Master of Ceremonies – Welcome & Introductions in the Symphony Ballroom
  • 8:05 AMTravis Bowman, EnviroSummit Executive Director – Opening Remarks
  • 8:10 AM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 8:30 AMChris Hardin, CALM Initiative – Coal Ash Basins and Energy Site Remediation: An Opportunity to Transition the Largest Environmental Remediation in United States History to Energy Storage Projects
  • 8:50 AMTerry Hazen, PhD., Hazen Lab – Wastewater Testing for COVID-19 & Other Infectious Diseases
  • 9:10 AMGreg Landry, Keller N. America – Intro: Coal Ash Basin Remediation: Dewatering, Site Stability & Environmental Protection
  • 9:30 AMSteve Richardson, GSI – Longterm Groundwater Protection and Post Closure Care of Coal Ash Basins
  • 9:50 AMBill Kennedy, Stantec – Intro: Wastewater Treatment for Active Energy Plants and Coal Ash Basins
  • 10:10 AMAndrew Vincent, Höganäs Environmental Solutions – Ash Pond Closures with Heavy Metal Treatment
  • 10:30 AMKevin Harshberger, R.B. Jergens – Intro: Stabilization of Coal Ash for Energy Storage and Utilization of Brownfield Sites and Abandoned Mines
  • 10:50 AMJames Henderson, Corteva – Site Conceptual Models – a Practical Approach that Works
  • 11:10 AMRafic Minkara, PhD., James Hendersen, Chris Hardin, Delli-Gatti – Panel Discussion: How to Build Back Better – Utilizing Brownfields for Clean Energy
  • 11:30 AM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

12PM – 1PM

Lunch & Keynote Speaker

  • 12:00 – Lunch is served
  • 12:15 – Dr. John Wilson, Scissortail Environmental – “Advancing Technologies: Reflecting back 50 Years but Looking to the Future”
  • 1:00 – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom

1:25PM – 5PM

Remediation Breakout Session Schedule – Chlorinated Solvents – Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PM – TBD
  • 2:00 PM – Erika Carter PhD, Arcadis – Laboratory and Field Validation of Min-Traps for Collection and Analysis of Reactive Iron Sulfide Minerals for Abiotic Chlorinated Volatile Organic Compound Degradation
  • 2:30 PMDrew Baird, FRx – Lessons Learned While Injecting More Than One Hundred Tons of Potassium Persulfate
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMEric Lundy, DeepEarth Technologies – Revisiting Historical Field Data to Uncover Embedded Trends That can Predict the Outcome of Current Remedial Projects
  • 4:00 PMTed Witteman, Pine Environmental – Using Telemetry Solutions for Remediation Projects
  • 4:30 PMBrad Elkins, EOS Remediation – How to Address Low pH During in situ Bioremediation
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Vapor Intrusion Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMMary Katherine Stukes, Moore & Van Allen PLLC – Navigating Risks Posed by Immediate Action Standards for TCE
  • 2:00 PMGenna K. Olson, P.G., Hart & Hickman – Short-Term TCE Risk Communication and Response
  • 2:30 PMJeff Ahrens, Geosyntec – A Comparison of Approaches to Methane Mitigation in New Buildings
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMPeter Grant, EPRO – Vapor Intrusion Mitigation Barriers – Concept, Design & Installation
  • 4:00 PM – Andrew Horwath, Civil & Environmental Consultants, Inc. – Successful Air & Vapor Data Collection: Best Practices for Vapor Intrusion Investigations
  • 4:30 PMJordan Knight, Land Science – Three Technology Advancements in Vapor Mitigation
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Energy & Environment Breakout Session Schedule – Mecklenburg Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMG. Landry and P. Gouvan, Keller N. America – More Indepth: Coal Ash Basin – Stability, Monitoring and Safety Considerations. Current State of the Practice
  • 2:15 PM – To Be Determined – Groundwater Remediation at Coal Ash Basins and Energy Sites
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMKevin Harshberger, R.B. Jenkins & Chris Hardin, CALM – More Indepth: Practical Aspects of Building Back Better. Cleaning up coal mines, Brownfield sites and Energy Storage Structures
  • 4:15 PMBill Kennedy, Stantec – More Indepth: Wastewater Treatment for Active Energy Plants and Coal Ash Basins
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:25PM – 5PM

Air Monitoring Breakout Session Schedule – Symphony Ballroom

  • 1:25 PM – Session Chair – Opening Remarks
  • 1:30 PMDavid Berkowitz, Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. – Ethylene Oxide Concerns and Challenges Associated with Low Level Measurements
  • 2:15 PMBlake Ericson, Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. – Generating Highly Reliable FTIR Field Data with Quality Assurance, Accuracy, and Validation
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PMLynn Beane, Montrose Environmental Group, Inc.PFAS in Air; Establishing a successful test program to meet your data quality objective (DQO)
  • 4:15 PMBlake Ericson, Montrose Environmental Group, Inc. – Advanced FTIR Technologies and Method Comparisons of Results
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

1:30PM – 5PM

IHMM Breakout Session Schedule – CHMM Refresher

  • 1:30 PMRich CartrightHow to Successfully Pass the Rigorous & Comprehensive CHMM Examination on the First Attempt
  • 2:15 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 3:00 PM – Break in the Exhibit Hall – Carolina Ballroom
  • 3:30 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 4:15 PM – To Be Determined – To Be Determined
  • 5:00 PM – Adjourn

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